211-220 of 362 Results

6 Natural Alternatives to Psychiatric Drugs

Do you or a loved one take any so-called psychotropic drugs? It's certainly no longer uncommon, as roughly 17 percent of American adults currently take at least one psychotropic drug. (1) These drugs are used in order to alter how the brain functions, usually in an effort to treat a mental illness of some sort.…

Rosacea Treatment: 6 Natural Ways to Treat Your Skin

Rosacea is a common skin condition that affects between 0.5 percent to 10 percent of the population. (1) It commonly develops during teenage years or someone's 20s and then can become worse into the 30s or 40s. The cause of rosacea is still not entirely understood, though there are many contributing factors. Meanwhile, the belief in…

Ghee Benefits: Are They Better Than Butter?

With the surge in popularity of health trends like the ketogenic diet, healthy fats have garnered a lot of attention lately. Right alongside familiar favorites like olive oil and coconut oil is ghee, a type of fat made by heating butter — ideally grass-fed butter — to boost its natural nutrient profile and flavor. It…

Top 10 Pain-Triggering Foods

Have you ever experienced chronic pain that lasts for days, weeks, months or even years? If so, you know just how debilitating it can be. Not only does chronic pain interfere with just about every aspect of daily life, but it can also cause feelings of hopeless and intense frustration. According to a survey published…

Panic Attack Symptoms + 10 Unexpected Triggers

Have you ever experienced panic attack symptoms? If you have, then you know that the sensations are so intense it feels like you could be having a heart attack or other serious health issue. Panic attacks are characterized by a fear of losing control or surviving a disaster, even though there is no real danger…

5 Health Benefits of Sauerkraut, Plus How to Make Your Own!

Sauerkraut, a form of fermented cabbage, has been popular throughout Central Europe for hundreds of years. Sauerkraut combines one of the healthiest foods there is (cabbage) with one of the most beneficial and time-honored food preparation methods ever used (fermentation). According to the Institute for Integrative Medicine at the University of Witten in Germany, sauerkraut…

4 Steps to Overcome Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome is a chronic illness characterized by extreme fatigue that lasts for more than six months. This fatigue cannot be explained away by an underlying medical condition. In fact, one of the disease's principle challenges is that it's impossible to diagnose with laboratory tests. However, some professionals believe it is closely related to adrenal…

Fecal Transplant: Can It Help Colitis, Candida, IBS and More?

According to a study published in the journal of Gastroenterology Hepatology, fecal transplants, also known as microbiota transplants, have a 91 percent cure rate (!) in treating clostridium difficile and may also help treat IBS, colitis and autoimmune disease. (1) There are several instances where someone with a life-threatening infection had fecal transplant actually save their life.…

16 Dangers of Fentanyl & the Fentanyl Patch

If you've heard about the opioid epidemic — which is one of the major contributors to the deaths of despair we're seeing today — but haven't had it personally affect you in any way, take a look at this recent study. It found that fentanyl was detected in the toxicology reports of nearly two-thirds of the 196 people…

Corn Flour: The Pluses & Minuses of This Gluten-Free Flour

In our gluten-free diet world, it’s easy to get tripped up by the number of options. What’s actually good for me? Which alternatives are better left on the grocery store shelf? Corn flour is a gluten-free option that you should know about. There are some caveats — it shouldn’t always be your first choice — but…